By Basil K Mbuye
The newly crowned Chief of Clerks Quarters-Buea, George Ekema Ewusi, has promised to make the area great again.
Chief Ewusi was speaking during his recent coronation that brought together friends, villagers and the Buea population.
The Chief promised to make the area under his jurisdiction great by seeing that it is clean and also a good habitat to all that live there.
Hear him: “This is a new era in Clerks Quarters and I wish to see that there is peace and tranquillity. I am ready to work for the benefit of the population of Clerks Quarters. I am promising them a new era of hygiene and sanitation, peace and tranquillity. I am appealing to them that we should work as one to achieve greater results.”
He thanked the Traditional Council for choosing him and promised that he was not going to let them down.
The 34-year-old legal mind is stepping into the shoes of his late father, Chief Ewusi, who died in 1999.
Answering questions on what happened that since then the stool of Clerks Quarters remained vacant; Chief Ekema Ewusi said he believes that the Chief Makers were using the period to groom him for the task ahead.
On his part, the President of Clerks Quarters Veteran Club, Eliento Ngala, said he was very happy to have witnessed the occasion. “As someone who has been in Clerks Quarters for a long time, I believe that the Traditional Council and the Government made the right choice by choosing George Ekema Ewusi as the new Chief.
“We are expecting him to continue to keep Clerks Quarters in an orderly manner and also to see that it is clean. I am confident that the young and vibrant Chief will be able to steer us to greatness,” Ngala said.
Present at the coronation were the representatives of the Nigeria Consulate, the Divisional Delegate, DO, for Buea, amongst others.